Handbook on Marine Environment Protection

Science, Impacts and Sustainable Management
 
 
Springer (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 23. Februar 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • XIV, 1024 Seiten
978-3-030-09651-9 (ISBN)
 

This handbook is the first of its kind to provide a clear, accessible, and comprehensive introduction to the most important scientific and management topics in marine environmental protection. Leading experts discuss the latest perspectives and best practices in the field with a particular focus on the functioning of marine ecosystems, natural processes, and anthropogenic pressures. The book familiarizes readers with the intricacies and challenges of managing coasts and oceans more sustainably, and guides them through the maze of concepts and strategies, laws and policies, and the various actors that define our ability to manage marine activities. Providing valuable thematic insights into marine management to inspire thoughtful application and further study, it is essential reading for marine environmental scientists, policy-makers, lawyers, practitioners and anyone interested in the field.

Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
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  • 143 farbige Abbildungen, 21 s/w Abbildungen
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  • 143 Illustrations, color; 21 Illustrations, black and white; XIV, 1024 p. 164 illus., 143 illus. in color. In 2 volumes, not available separately.
  • Höhe: 23.5 cm
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  • Breite: 15.5 cm
  • 1602 gr
978-3-030-09651-9 (9783030096519)
10.1007/978-3-319-60156-4
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Markus Salomon is marine biologist working for the German Advisory Council on the Environment. With more than a decade of experience in policy analysis and advice, he has a strong interest in marine environmental protection.

Till Markus is a senior legal researcher at the Research Centre for European Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bremen. He has published extensively in the areas of environmental and international law.

Part I: Natural science basics.- Introduction into physical oceanography.- Ecological organization of the sea.- Marine ecosystem services.- Part II: Impacts of sectoral marine activities.- Impact of fishing activities on marine life.- Mariculture.- Shipping.- Coastal development (ports, marinas, waterfront cities, coastal defense).- Offshore Oil and Gas Production and Transportation.- Exploitation of Offshore Wind Energy.- Dredging of Marine Environments for Sand, Gravel, and Sediments.- Environmental Risks of Deep-sea Mining.- Dumped munitions.- Marine Climate Engineering.- Part III: Impacts of land-based activities.- Agriculture.- Land based industries.- Land-based Wastewater Management.- Tourism.- Part IV: Pollution from diffuse sources.- Climate change: warming impacts on marine biodiversity.- Ocean acidification.- Pollution with hazardous substances.- Pollution with radioactive substances.- Eutrophication.- Marine litter.- Input of energy/underwater noise.- Introduction of non-indigenous species.- Part V: Social drivers, developments, and perspectives of increasing ocean uses.- A Short History of the Use of Seas and Oceans.- Factors behind increasing ocean use.- Part VI General aspects of management and governance of human activities.- Challenges and foundations of sustainable ocean governance.- Institutional Framework for Marine Environmental Governance.- International Principles of Marine Environment Protection.- Overview of Management Strategies and Instruments.- Future prospects of marine environmental governance.- Part VII:Traditional marine management topics.- The International Legal Framework for Conservation and Management of Fisheries and Marine Mammals.- Aqua- and Mariculture Management.- Offshore Oil and Gas Exploitation.- Sustainable Shipping.- Management of Hazardous Substances in the Marine Environment.- Pollution with Radioactive Substances: Science, Impacts, and Sustainable Management.- Waste/litter and sewage management.- Coastal and Ocean Tourism.- Part VIII: Emerging management topics.- The Greening of Ports.- Offshore Wind Farms.- Wave and Tidal Energy.- Deep-seabed mining.- Marine Biodiversity: Opportunities for Global and Management Coherence.- Marine Protected Areas.- Marine Environmental Protection and Climate Change.- Management of Non-Indigenous Species and Invasive Alien Species.- Integrating sectoral ocean policies.- Marine Scientific Research.- An Emerging Environmental Issue: Marine Discharge of Mine Tailings.- Managing and Regulating Underwater Noise Pollution.- Marine Geo-Engineering.- Marine Spatial Planning.
This handbook is the first of its kind to provide a clear, accessible, and comprehensive introduction to the most important scientific and management topics in marine environmental protection. Leading experts discuss the latest perspectives and best practices in the field with a particular focus on the functioning of marine ecosystems, natural processes, and anthropogenic pressures. The book familiarizes readers with the intricacies and challenges of managing coasts and oceans more sustainably, and guides them through the maze of concepts and strategies, laws and policies, and the various actors that define our ability to manage marine activities. Providing valuable thematic insights into marine management to inspire thoughtful application and further study, it is essential reading for marine environmental scientists, policy-makers, lawyers, practitioners and anyone interested in the field.

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